This morning I woke up and headed straight to where the Mountain Bluebird has been reported. It only took a few minutes after arriving to see it as well as a male Eastern Bluebird. My first rarity of the year (and my 7th bird for the year).
|Mountain Bluebird - Puslinch|
|Mountain and Eastern Bluebirds - Puslinch|
I'm trying to photograph most of the species I see this year so I grabbed some shots of even the common stuff.
|even Mallard's are fair game!|
|Bufflehead - Bayfront Park|
|Greater Scaup - Bayfront Park|
|Northern Mockingbird - Bayfront Park|
|Herring Gull - Bayfront Park|
When doing a Big Year, a House Sparrow counts just as much as a Laysan Albatross! They are each worth "1".
|HOSP - Bayfront Park|
|Red-breasted Merganser - Bayfront Park|
|immature Mute Swan - Bayfront Park|
|Belted Kingfisher - Bayfront Park|
|cormie - Bayfront Park|
|Black-crowned Night-herons - Bayfront Park|
An adult Bald Eagle flew over, possibly patrolling the waterfront for ducks.
|Bald Eagle - Bayfront Park|
|male King Eider - Port Weller|
|Snowy Owl - Port Weller|
Tomorrow - Kingsville for the Great Gray Owl and who knows what else!